Snippets from Spain

Olive tress, as far as the eye could see, paved the landscape along our drive through Andalucia.  We’d snagged an unbelievable deal of €4/day for a rental car and took off to get out of the city of La Linea and see what this region of Spain had to offer.  We can thank our American…

The ROCK

Tackling the rock of Gibraltar is no easy feat.  Getting through the border crossing without being deported and then traversing an airstrip without being decapitated are just the beginning… Next, follow all signs toward Centre; the spelling tries to throw you, but the route actually leads to the center of the city. From the center, continue…

Strait of Gibraltar

At Ayamonte, Spain we ended our Guadiana River excursion. Our travel plans from the Guadiana were still developing, but a fabulous forecast set the sails in motion toward Gibraltar.  Gibraltar was close, only an overnight 24-hr-ish trip, and we figured, “why not see what this big ‘ol rock has to offer?!”  Wind conditions were ideal…